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Government Contracting Industry Expert, Live Oak Bank
Kenneth Dodds is an Industry Expert at Live Oak Bank in the Government Contracting vertical, providing small business government contractors with access to capital for lines of credit, mobilization, purchase orders and acquisitions, as well as advisory services and buyer/seller representation. He joined Live Oak Bank after 21 years at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), where he was a Senior Executive in the Office of Policy, Planning and Liaison responsible for Federal government contracting regulations and policy. He was the agency representative on the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the chair of the Small Business Procurement Advisory Council. Previously he was the Director of the Office of Government Contracting, responsible for SBA programs and policies including goaling, size standards, size protests, procurement center representatives, subcontracting, certificate of competency, and the women-owned and service-disabled veteran-owned small business programs. He also served as a senior attorney in SBA’s Office of General Counsel, where he represented SBA in administrative contract litigation, provided legal advice concerning agency acquisitions, and drafted regulations, and as an Assistant Counsel to the Inspector General. He received his law degree from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary.